06-096 – DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
metallic pigmented coatings;
pretreatment wash primers;
specialty primers, sealers, and undercoaters;
temperature-indicator safety coatings;
thermoplastic rubber coatings and mastics; and
C.Sell-through of architectural or industrial maintenance coatings. A coating manufactured prior to January 1, 2006 may be sold, supplied, offered for sale or applied after January 1, 2006, as long as the architectural or industrial maintenance coating complies with the standards in effect at the time the coating was manufactured, and the coating displays the date of manufacture or a code representing the date of manufacture on the lid, label or bottom of the container.
D.Painting practices. Any person who applies architectural coatings shall ensure that all containers used to apply the contents therein to a surface directly from the container by pouring, siphoning, brushing or rolling, padding, ragging or other means shall be closed when not in use. These architectural coatings containers include, but are not limited to, drums, buckets, cans, pails, trays, or other application containers. Containers of any VOC-containing materials used for thinning and cleanup shall also be closed when not in use.
Thinning. No person who applies or solicits the application or any architectural coating shall apply a coating that is thinned to exceed the applicable VOC limit specified in section 3(A).
Rust preventive coatings. No person shall apply or solicit the application of any rust preventive coating for industrial use, unless such a rust preventive coating complies with the industrial maintenance coating VOC limit specified in section 3(A).
NOTE:Facilities that apply coatings in a shop application may be subject to the Department’s Chapter 129, Surface Coating Facilities regulation concerning coatings of miscellaneous metal parts or other materials.
Coatings not listed in section 3(A). For any coating that does not meet any of the definitions for the specialty coatings categories listed in section 3(A), the VOC content limit shall be determined by classifying the coating as a flat coating, nonflat coating, or nonflat-high gloss coating as those terms are defined in sections 2(Z), (OO), and (PP) and the corresponding flat or nonflat coating limit shall apply.
Lacquers. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 3(A), a person or facility may add up to 10% by volume of VOC to a lacquer to avoid blushing of the finish during
Chapter 151: Architectural and Industrial Maintenance Coatings